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Microsoft Confirms Visual Studio 2010 Ship Date

It looks like Microsoft has worked out the bugs. The software giant has ended the confusion over when it Visual Studio 2010 would ship, confirming a release date in April. Codeguru has the story.


Visual Studio 2010 has a new ship date.

Originally scheduled to launch on March 22, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) abruptly pushed that date back late last month, after the company decided it needed to extend testing to achieve quality standards.

At that time, officials said they were introducing an additional "release candidate" -- the final testing step in Microsoft's development lifecycle -- for both Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET Framework 4.

The company had said that would push the launch back by "a few weeks."

Now, Microsoft has set April 12 as the official ship date, according to a one-sentence post on the blog of Rob Caron, a content architect at Microsoft.

Read the full story at Codeguru:
Visual Studio 2010 Launch Back On